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Shredding zoo

As guitarist Nuno Bettencourt and vocalist Gary Cherone prepare to play what is, to most, their one hit, a moment pops into my head.
Extreme rock the New York State Fair
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  September 09, 2008

Boston, beer, and Bobby Brown

Last weekend at the Orpheum, Bobby Brown was not indicted but inducted.
The 20th-Anniversary BMAs
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  December 09, 2007

Boston music news: September 7, 2007

Two years ago, Extreme frontman Gary Cherone and his guitar-playing younger brother Markus formed a one-off band to cover Who’s Next .
Notes on Gary Cherone's latest musical venture
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  September 04, 2007

June tunes

Mark Twain once observed that it’s “better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise.”
From Beastie Boys to the White Stripes and more
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 25, 2007

Clever, clever

You’ve got to have at least some affection for a young local band smart enough to reference Archilochus.
A tantalizing debut EP from Are You a Fox?
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 17, 2007

Dirty Blonde: The Diaries of Courtney Love by Courtney Love

Lipstick kisses, mildewed edges, wine-stained composition-notebook covers duct-taped to yellow paper — this is People magazine meets Found . You gotta love that.
Faber and Faber, 304 pages, $35
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  December 05, 2006


More than words

It’s difficult to believe, but more than a decade and a half has passed since Extreme had a #1 hit with their metal ballad “More Than Words.” Kay Hanley interviews Gary Cherone (mp3) Gary Cherone, "Yeah" (mp3) Gary Cherone, "Need I Say More" (
Gary Cherone’s Extreme viewpoint
By KAY HANLEY  |  June 30, 2006